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Deeply sorry over 'kia ora'
Deeply sorry over 'kia ora'

The chief executive of the KiwiYo company says he is deeply sorry that a Whangarei teenager quit her job after she was told…

Work programmes boost confidence

Paige Toft and Braden Alsford count themselves lucky when it comes to making career choices.

Twitter's censorship dilemma

The social network is finding itself caught between being an open forum and patrolling for inappropriate content.

Teen quits after boss bans 'kia ora'

A Whangarei teenager has quit her first job after being ticked off for welcoming customers into a city centre store with…

Apple stock hits a new high
Apple stock hits a new high

Apple's stock has touched a new high reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition…

Student union manager sacked
Student union manager sacked

Auckland University's student union was justified in sacking its general manager for financial mismanagement involving a…

Economy slower but still robust
Economy slower but still robust

The economy has lost some momentum since earlier in the year, the Treasury says, though it still describes the pace of expansion…

Choice between the carrot and the stick
Choice between the carrot and the stick

Voters comparing social policies at this election have a clear choice: "Unrelenting focus on work" with National, or a softer…

Employment

Crazy jobs for best of bunch
Crazy jobs for best of bunch

A banana ripener, chicken catcher, luge manager and dog wash attendant are some of the most weird and…

Brian Gaynor: Greying of workforce good for economy

The New Zealand workforce has changed dramatically over the past 24 years.

Leave housework at office door

When Nicky Tonkin decided to work from home, the first thing she needed was to install a 90,000-litre swimming pool.

Work experience for teachers

Hundreds of teachers will take a break from the classroom today to visit the type of workplaces that their students could…

Closing the talent gap - where are the skilled staff?
Closing the talent gap - where are the skilled staff?

From restaurants to rocket-builders — businesses of all sorts share a common problem: Finding enough…

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Management

Dita De Boni: Hey Mr Big, it's not about you Dita De Boni: Hey Mr Big, it's not about you

Being nice is such an underestimated quality in a…

Norris named new Fletcher chair Norris named new Fletcher chair

Fletcher Building has announced former Air NZ and…

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